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Duke Energy takes full ownership of REC Solar

Duke Energy takes full ownership of REC Solar

December 6, 2017 at 9:40 am 0 comments

Duke Energy has acquired full ownership of California-based REC Solar, which the company first acquired a majority interest in, in February of 2015. Duke Energy purchased the remaining shares of REC Solar in a cash transaction. Details were not disclosed. REC Solar will be managed as an independent business unit of Duke EnergyRead More

Duke Energy says South Carolina solar rebate program a huge success

Duke Energy says South Carolina solar rebate program a huge success

December 27, 2016 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy is hyped about solar installations in South Carolina. Act 236, an omnibus solar bill passed by the South Carolina General Assembly in 2014, opened the door for Duke Energy to offer a variety of solar programs to customers, and offer them they have. The main rebate program providesRead More

Have some unusable land? Try adding a solar farm like Rock Barn Country Club

Have some unusable land? Try adding a solar farm like Rock Barn Country Club

December 22, 2016 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Melink Corp. has completed development of a 5.25 MW solar farm in the Charlotte, N.C., metro region. Located on land owned by Rock Barn Country Club & Spa in Conover, the photovoltaic array began operating Nov. 18. The vast array comprises 16,948 solar panels on 28 acres. All of the electricity produced byRead More

Duke Energy Carolinas issues RFP for 750,000 MWh of renewable projects

Duke Energy Carolinas issues RFP for 750,000 MWh of renewable projects

November 1, 2016 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

Furthering efforts to provide renewable energy to customers, Duke Energy Carolinas issued a request for 750,000 megawatt-hours (MWh) of energy located in its territory. The RFP is open to solar, wind, biomass, landfill gas and other facilities that qualify as a renewable energy resource under REPS requirements – excluding swine andRead More

North Carolina solar installations took off in 2015

North Carolina solar installations took off in 2015

January 21, 2016 at 10:41 am 1 comment

2015 marked a banner year for solar power in North Carolina as Duke Energy companies set a record for the amount of solar energy they added in the state — more than 300 MW, enough to power about 60,000 average homes at peak production. In its regulated service territory, DukeRead More

Duke Energy constructing 17-MW solar facility at Indiana Naval base

Duke Energy constructing 17-MW solar facility at Indiana Naval base

January 8, 2016 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy plans to add more clean, renewable energy to its generation mix with the construction of a 17-megawatt (AC) solar facility at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Crane, located 40 miles southwest of Bloomington, Ind. The company has requested a certificate of public convenience and necessity from the Indiana UtilityRead More

Duke Energy ready to promote commercial solar+storage solution

Duke Energy ready to promote commercial solar+storage solution

December 8, 2015 at 4:29 pm 3 comments

Solar+storage gets a lot of buzz, but it is still an unknown (as we noted in this cover story). Is the tide starting to turn? Duke Energy Renewables, for one, is ready to jump in. The utility is increasing savings for commercial solar customers through an alliance with Green ChargeRead More

Google, Duke Energy team on big PPA for North Carolina data center

Google, Duke Energy team on big PPA for North Carolina data center

November 25, 2015 at 10:06 am 2 comments

In one of the largest solar projects undertaken in North Carolina, Google will benefit from Duke Energy Carolinas’ Green Source Rider program – meeting a portion of the power demand from the company’s data center in Lenoir with solar energy. A 61-MW solar project will be constructed in Rutherford County in DukeRead More

Stellar’s strong presence in the ag sector fits nicely in REC’s mid-market development wheelhouse, like this Dole Plantation in Oahu.

New Financing Model, Acquisition Position REC Solar for Commercial Success

October 1, 2015 at 1:24 pm 5 comments

The solar industry is ripe with new opportunity, both in terms of previously underserved verticals and new technology, but getting the financials in place can still be a hurdle for mid-market customers. All of these storylines intersect with what’s going on at REC Solar. REC Solar is in growth mode,Read More

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Duke Energy issues RFP for 53 MW of utility solar in South Carolina

August 21, 2015 at 11:04 am 1 comment

Duke Energy issued a request for proposals (RFP) for about 53 MW AC of utility-scale solar capacity to be in-service in its South Carolina service areas by the end of 2016. The announcement is another step forward in Duke Energy’s Distributed Energy Resource Program, which was approved by the Public ServiceRead More